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Universal Bus

by Amanda Taylor on 15 May, 2020

Remember the Uni 4 bus that used to go down Hills Road between the hospital and university sites? It used to go from the Biomedical Campus past the Perse, Homerton and Hills Rd VI Form College. Its main purpose was for the University of Cambridge staff and students, but anybody could use it. The service […]

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Bus routes changing back

by Amanda Taylor on 28 February, 2020

I have newss from the Council and Stagecoach about the Citi 1 and Citi 2 bus routes from April, when the eastern end of Queen Edith’s Way is reopened to traffic. Stagecoach confirms that they will extend the Citi 2 back to Addenbrooke’s from April and Citi 1 & 2 will operate as close as […]

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South Area: transport and policing

by Amanda Taylor on 28 February, 2020

The agenda for the South Area meeting on Monday, 9th March has just been published. No. Item 1 Welcome, Introduction and Apologies for Absence 2 Declarations of Interest 3 Minutes 4 Matters and Actions Arising from the Minutes Items for Discussion 5 Estate Improvement Scheme 6 Policing and Safer Neighbourhoods SAC 7 Update Report on […]

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Cambridgeshire County Council has announced that its works to upgrade the roundabout at the Fendon Road / Queen Edith’s Way junction will not finish in April, as planned, but will continue until July, due to issues arising from complex underground utilities cables which had not been revealed in the original surveys. But that is three […]

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Changes to local bus services

by Amanda Taylor on 6 December, 2017

The County Council has advised me of a number of changes to Stagecoach bus services taking effect from 8th January 2018. The following services are affected. We welcome the new no 25 between Addenbrooke’s and Trumpington. 9 Ely – March 9 Littleport – Ely – Cambridge 10 11 12 18 25 A Citi 2 Citi […]

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Last stop for the 114

by Amanda Taylor on 22 July, 2017

Whippet is deregistering 17 bus services in Cambridge, claiming they are unprofitable. The following services will take their last journeys on 2nd September. Service 1                   Hilton – Hemingfords – St Ives Service 1A                 St Ives – Fenstanton – Cambridge Service 2                   Cambridge – Hardwick – Toft – Caldecote – Boxworth Service 3                   Papworth […]

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Hills Road cycleway: how’s it been for you?

by Amanda Taylor on 21 February, 2017

The first phase of the County Council’s new cycleway on Hills Road has had a big impact. The County tells us it has increased cycling numbers since 2013, and it certainly makes for a smoother ride, especially on the southbound side of the road. It’s changed the landscape of Hills Road.  And it’s given us […]

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The disappearing bus – now U see it, now U don’t

by Amanda Taylor on 28 October, 2016

The Stagecoach Uni 4 bus between Addenbrooke’s and Madingley Road has been replaced by a new service run by Whippet, known simply as the ‘U’. We are disappointed to hear that Whippet is changing the route so that the bus will no longer go down Hills Road. This will leave out several hundred residents, including […]

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City Deal consultation starts today

by Amanda Taylor on 11 July, 2016

The Greater Cambridge City Deal is a partnership between central and local government to deliver new infrastructure in Cambridge and the sub-region. It is managed by a board comprising leaders of the councils in the area (Lewis Herbert, Steve Count and Frances Burkitt), plus representatives from the universities and business. They have just launched proposals […]

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Bus service changes

by Amanda Taylor on 4 July, 2016

Cambridgeshire County Council has received registrations to alter a number of services from 23rd / 24th July. The services affected are: Dews service 22 Whippet services 1, 1A, 3 / X3, 5, 6, 9, 12, 16, 21 and 400’s Stagecoach services 9 / X9, 13, 26 / 27, 33, Busway A / B, Citi 4, […]

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